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Prepare For A Surge In Volume: Russell Rebalance Day Is Here / by Tyler Durden / Jun 23, 2017 7:00 AM Welcome to the one year anniversary of the Brexit vote. Welcome also to the annual Russell rebalance, traditionally one of the busiest trading days of the year: according to Bloomberg, last year’s rebalance helped propel a near record turnover of over 15 billion shares, as a result […]

The Evaporation Of Risk

Authored by Lance Roberts via, On Monday, the markets broke out, again, to all-time highs. This is not surprising and something that I noted over the weekend. To wit:  “Stepping back from the sector-specific action, if you only looked at the S&P 500 to judge what was happening in the markets, you wouldn’t suspect […]

Is the Fed About to Burst Its Third Bubble?

Stocks continue to trade at nosebleed valuations. According to Fact Set, the S&P 500 is currently trading at a P/E of 21. This is well above its 10-year average of 16.7. And bear in mind, eight of those ten years (from 2010-2017) were when stocks were already overvalued. Source: Fact Set. So the market is […]

What Is The Market Telling Us?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The entire global economy now depends on this stripped-of-information "market" for its stability. Ho-hum, another day, another record high in the S&P 500 (SPX). What is this market telling us? If you're long, the market is screaming "you're a genius!": But other than that, what else is […]

“Mr. Carlson Said One Of His Clients Had 40% Of His Net Worth In Apple”

The WSJ has a good article explaining how schizophrenic the tech rally this year has been, with shares of giant tech firms “cropping up everywhere” in the universe of factor-based strats, even contradictory ones. Some examples: “Apple is in five low-volatility ETFs with a collective $14 billion and nine momentum ETFs with $17.7 billion, according […]

Grocermageddon Goes Global

Well that escalated quickly… This morning's Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods Market has collapsed share prices of many grocers (in US and around the world), pharmacies and drug distributors, and even REITs… First things first, 11 of the top 12 biggest losers in the S&P 500 are related to AMZN's move…   It's a bloodbath […]

Stock Prices Fall as Senate Passes Russia Sanctions Bill / by Garrett Baldwin via Money Morning / June 15, 2017 In Dow Jones news today, stock prices fell as the Senate passed a bill that would place new sanctions on Russia. Here are the numbers from Thursday for the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq: Now here’s a closer look at today’s most important market events and stocks, plus […]

Global Stocks Slide On Trump Probe Report, Fed Indigestion

Is it going to be another May 17, when US stocks tumbled as concerns of a Trump impeachment over obstruction of justice and impeachment surged ahead of Comey’s tetimony? Overnight, S&P500 futures accelerated their decline following yesterday’s WaPo report that Special Counsel Mueller has launched a probe into potential obstruction of justice by Trump… … […]

“FOMC Drift” In Full Effect As Global Stocks Rise; S&P Futures Hit New Record; Oil Slides

With last Friday’s “tech wreck” now a distant memory, this morning the “FOMC Drift” described yesterday, which “guarantees” higher stock prices and a lower dollar heading into the Fed announcement is in full effect, with European and Asian stocks rising for a second day, led by rebounding tech shares, while S&P futures are modestly in […]

Stock Prices Climb as FOMC Debates Rate Hikes / by Garrett Baldwin • June 13, 2017 stock prices climbed as investors wait to see if the Federal Reserve will raise rates at the conclusion of the June FOMC meeting tomorrow. Here are the numbers from Tuesday for the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq: Index Closing Point Change Percentage Change Dow Jones 21,328.47 +92.80 +0.44% […]